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Week ahead

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12 February 2016

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HIGHLIGHT: Lent Talks Six writers, beginning with the Revd Dr Emma Loveridge, reflect on the season of Lent (1/6).

8.45pm Radio 4, Wednesday

TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Connie Fisher visits “Britain’s kindest village”.

 

RADIO: Saturday 8pm (R4) Archive on 4: The art of the obit Matthew Bannister celebrates the culture, style, and purpose of the obituary.

Sunday 8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship A service celebrating the art of conversation, as the first stage of a Lent pilgrimage.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Nikki Bedi explores the wearing of turbans.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of Ash Wednesday’s service from the Temple Church, London.

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) Modern Morality Tales Sue Niebrzydowski introduces five plays inspired by medieval morality dramas (1-5/5).

Monday to Wednesday 11.30pm (R4) America in Black and White Rajini Vaidyanathan examines some of the issues that the United States still has with race (1-3/3).

Monday 8.30pm (R4) Analysis What do we deserve to inherit, and what should be shared after death?

9pm (R4) Editing Life Professor Matthew Cobb looks at concerns about genome editing.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) File on 4 Shabnam Mahmood investigates whether international conflicts are creating tensions between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the UK.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from St Bartholomew the Great, London.

Thursday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking Anne McElvoy and guests discuss Thomas More’s Utopia.

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